Honour for 50 years’ service to football

Stamford's Peter Chappell receives the Football Association 50 year service award.'From left, Bob Cotter of Northamptonshire FA, referee Dave Bryan, Peter Chappell, Northamptonshire FA chief executive Kevin Shoemake, Reg Jackson of Lincolnshire FA and PFA chairman Paul Clarke. Photo: Robert Windle RWT Photography EMN-140929-102251001
Stamford's Peter Chappell receives the Football Association 50 year service award.'From left, Bob Cotter of Northamptonshire FA, referee Dave Bryan, Peter Chappell, Northamptonshire FA chief executive Kevin Shoemake, Reg Jackson of Lincolnshire FA and PFA chairman Paul Clarke. Photo: Robert Windle RWT Photography EMN-140929-102251001
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A major name in non-league football has been recognised for spending half a century in the game.

Peter Chappell, from Stamford, has been given the Football Association’s 50 year service award. Mr Chappell was nominated by the Peterborough FA.

He is pictured above receiving his award from Bob Cotter of Northamptonshire FA, Premier League referee Dave Bryan, Northmatonshire FA chief executive Kevin Shoemake, Lincolnshire FA council member Reg Jackson and Peterborough FA chairman Paul Clarke.